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Sympathies to…
Luann Boyer and family as her husband, Pat Boyer passed away on November 15, 2018. Luann was the former Family & Consumer Education and 4-H Youth Development Extension Agent in Morgan County. His Celebration of Life will be held on January 5, 2019 at Morgan County REA. Online condolences and obituary can be found using the link. http://www.heermortuary.com/obituary/pat-boyer

AWARD DOLLARS RECEIVED

New Extension Awards New Extension Awards
Investigators Sponsor Title Total Award Amount
Retta Bruegger USDA-USFS-Forest Research Citizen Science for Rangeland Health: Engaging Ranchers in Science, 6/30/2018 – 12/31/2019 $23,147
Jenny Beiermann USDA-RMA-Risk Management Agency Risk Management Education for Colorado Farmers and Ranchers, 9/30/2018 – 03/31/2020 $116,489

Notification of awards received is taken monthly from a CSU Sponsored Programs report. If you are the recipient(s) of an award(s) that did not go through Sponsored Programs, please email Susan Harris at susan.harris@colostate.edu and provide her the information so we can recognize your success.

The Personnel Directory will be updated as of December 1, 2018. If you are interested in a hard copy, go to http://extension.colostate.edu/staff-directory/ then click on “Printable Personnel Directory.”

Be sure to check out our new colleagues this month.

PERSONNEL UPDATE

As of December 1, 2018

FRONT RANGE REGION – JoAnn Powell

Denver County
Extension Agent, 4-H Youth Development, #42-18
The position is being advertised with a deadline of December 4.

Douglas County
Extension Agent, 4-H Youth Development/Outreach, #TBD
Mary Baldwin retired November 30. The position is under review.

El Paso County
Extension Agent, 4-H Youth Development/Leadership, #05-19
The position is being advertised with a deadline of December 18.

Extension Agent, 4-H Youth Development/Livestock, #06-19
The position is being advertised with a deadline of December 20.

Jefferson County
Extension Agent, Natural Resources, #38-18
Interviews are scheduled for December 12 and 13.

Extension Agent, 4-H Youth Development/Livestock, #03-19
The position is being advertised with a deadline of December 27.

Larimer County
Extension Agent, 4-H Youth Development/Livestock, #35-18
Interviews are scheduled for December 13 and 14.

PEAKS AND PLAINS REGION – Bill Nobles

Custer County
Extension Director, #36-18
Negotiations are underway.

Morgan County
Extension Agent, Family & Consumer Sciences, #01-19
The position closed on November 29. Interviews are scheduled for January 3 and 4.

Pueblo County
Extension Agent, 4-H Youth Development, #11-19
The position is under review.

GOLDEN PLAINS AREA
Kit Carson
Area Extension Agent, 4-H Youth Development/Livestock, #TBD
Mick Livingston will be retiring effective January 2. The position is under review.

Yuma County
Area Extension Agent, Livestock, #40-18
Interviews are scheduled for December 3 and 4.

SOUTHEAST AREA
Cheyenne County
Area Extension Agent, 4-H Youth Development, Agriculture Business Management, Livestock/Range, #08-19
The position will be advertised soon.

Kiowa County
Area Extension Agent, 4-H Youth Development, Agriculture, Natural Resources, #07-19
The position will be advertised soon.

WESTERN REGION – C. J. Mucklow

Eagle County
Extension Agent, Horticulture and Small Acreage Management, #33-18
Denyse Schrenker has accepted the position effective December 3. Denyse received her BS in agriculture science from Truman State University and her MS in agronomy from Pennsylvania State University.

La Plata County
Extension Agent, Family & Consumer Sciences, #02-19
The position is being advertised with a deadline of December 11.

Rio Blanco County
Extension Director and Agent, Agriculture, 4-H Youth Development, #09-19
The position is under review.

TRI RIVER AREA
Mesa County
Area Extension Agent, 4-H Youth Development, #34-18
Interviews were held on November 16. Negotiations are underway.

Area Extension Program Associate, Horticulture, #41-18
The position closed on November 20. Interviews are scheduled for December 17 and 18.

Montrose County
Area Extension Agent, Small Acreage Management, #TBD
Isaac Munoz will be retiring effective December 7. The positon is under review.

STATE STAFF

Director of Communications, #10-19
The position #37-18 Director of Outreach and Engagement was closed without hire. It is being advertised as #10-19 with the title change Director of Communications and a deadline of December 19.

State Master Gardener Coordinator, #04-19
The position description has been submitted to HR.

Assistant Director, Professional Development, #39-18
The position is being advertised with a deadline of December 13.

All items for CSU Extension Personnel Notes should be sent to Sue Harris at susan.harris@colostate.edu.


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Patrick Pulis

Name: Patrick Pulis

Title: Extension Program Associate, 4-H Youth Development

Location: Weld County

Date of Hire: October 2018

Personal Information: I grew up in Douglas County and after college, I lived in Peru for 3 years with the Catholic Church helping the poor, studying, and praying. I returned to the US and became President of a nonprofit in Pueblo called EAST that improved the east side of the city with various projects. I played soccer since I was 5 and was the highest goal scorer in High School. I recently got engaged to Rebecca Schell and we will get married in June.

Job Experience: I worked for CSU Extension/4H/AmeriCorps in Pueblo County for 1 year.

Education:
2015 Bachelor of Arts and Sciences in Philosophy – University Colorado, Boulder